Tag Archives: VCS

Среќен 15 роденден, ВЦС: Домот на волонтерството

Разговор со Никола Станкоски, директор на Волонтерски Центар Скопје Кога во летото 2004 година замина на едногодишен престој во Литванија преку програмата „Европски волонтерски сервис“ (ЕВС), тогаш 19-годишниот Никола Станкоски веројатно не можел да претпостави дека тоа засекогаш ќе му го смени животот. Желбата да се открие нешто ново, инспирацијата да овозможи учество во Европски […]

Happy 15th Birthday, VCS: Home of Volunteering

Interview with Nikola Stankoski, director of Volunteers Centre Skopje When he left for a one-year stay in Lithuania in the summer of 2004 through the European Voluntary Service (EVS) program, 19-year-old Nikola Stankoski probably could not have imagined that it would change his life forever. The desire to discover something new, the inspiration to enable […]

From Turkey to Macedonia

Gülay from Turkey did her EVS volunteering project in Skopje, Macedonia from February 2019 to February 2020. She volunteered in a center for disabled children, Lastovica. Her year in another country was full of new challenges, adaption to a new culture and language, but an overall amazing experience. I am a landscape architect. Before EVS, […]

ВЦС – TEHV – EU AID VOLUNTEERS

Волонтерски Центар Скопје е дел од ЕУ проектот “Towards Effective Humanitarian Volunteering” Главната цел на проектот е обука за сертифицирање на организации за програмата EU Aid Volunteers, која има за цел да обезбеди практична поддршка на напорите за давање хуманитарна помош и да придонесе кон јакнење на локалните капацитети во земји погодени од природни катастрофи. […]

VCS – TEHV – EU AID VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers Centre Skopje is part of the EU project “Towards Effective Humanitarian Volunteering”. The main objective of the project is training for certification of organizations for the EU Aid Volunteers program, which is aimed at providing practical support to the humanitarian aid efforts, and at contributing towards strengthening the local capacities in countries affected by […]

The last EVS-volunteer

From May 2019 to February 2020 I did my nine-month EVS at Volunteers Centre Skopje in the Macedonian capital Skopje – being the last of this kind, since the EVS program is now being replaced by the ESC (European Solidarity Corps). Already after a study-visit with the Young European Federalists (JEF) in 2017, I decided […]

VOICES July 2020

“Dance is the hidden passion of our soul.” – Martha Graham This month dancing is our passion. It’s a wonderful way to express yourself, relieve stress, and forget everything around you. The times of solitude are passing, have you had enough time to take a look at your inner self, reflect your thoughts and dreams, […]

VOICES April 2020

We are living extraordinary times. The whole world has stopped and isolated itself and suddenly we all have a lot of time to spend with ourselves. Being apart from our loved ones is hard but at the same time this weird situation gives us an opportunity to get to stop and think our own lives, […]

Settling in unknown territory

How do we fit in a whole new foreign environment? As a foreword, I think it is important to underline each experience is unique. There are as many possible scenarios as there are travelers. Having said that, I will happily share my own experience. The transition between the preparation of a stay abroad, and then […]

Learning English

Learning English is not a choice nowadays, it’s an obligation. You can go everywhere in the world if you know English. Besides, it’s a very important criterion for finding a job. Almost every country has English lessons in schools, but students can’t learn English with these lessons. For example, in Turkey, English lessons start from […]

First Impression

The first impression is a psychological term which means that the substructure of a person’s mental image if we think a human in our mind as a building. The first step of construction is building substructure and then building floors. f the building substructure is weak, it doesn’t matter how the floors are. That’s why […]